How to Obtain Your OSU Medical Records
Medical records list everything related to your health. There are several situations in your life that might require you to get a copy of your medical records. For instance, you might need to prove you have a certain vaccination. Or, you might want a family member to have a copy in case something happens to you. Also, any time you switch doctors, your records will have to be sent to them. If you need access to your , DoNotPay can help.
The process for getting your medical records vary from office to office, so it can change if you switch up where you are going. In addition, the length of time they keep your records can also change, so you want to be aware of that. The good news is that a lot of places, like Baptist, Cleveland Clinic, Mercy, and Kaiser offer the ability to access electronic health records. Often, the only thing you need to do is sign a medical records release form to request your records. If you need help getting a copy of your OSU medical records, DoNotPay can help.
What Medical Records Need Special Permission to Be Released?
Typically, there are certain aspects of a that won't be released unless special permission is given. Some examples of this include:
- Any STDs you have
- A mental illness diagnosis
- Issues with drug or alcohol abuse
When you request your medical records to be released, those pieces will not be unless you specifically indicate they can be.
How to Get Your Medical Records from OSU
If you need to request your from Ohio State University (OSU), there are three ways to do so.
- Download the Medical Records Authorization Form.
- Fill it out completely.
- Send it back to one of the addresses on the bottom of the page. You should send it to whichever location you are receiving treatment at.
- Go to your MyChart account.
- Select "Send us a Customer Service Request," which can be found under the Request My Record section.
- Put in your request.
- Type up your request for your medical records.
- Fax it to one of these numbers:
- Continuing care: 614-293-5888
- All other requests: 614-366-9442
Here are some ways to contact OSU Medical Center.
|The Ohio State University Medical Center 410 W. 10th Ave. Columbus, Ohio 43210
|Continuing care: 614-293-5888
All other requests: 614-366-9442
|Primary Patient Phone number:
How You Can Transfer Medical Records to OSU
When you have to transfer medical records from one doctor's office to another, you will have to follow the procedure set up by the office you are currently using. Contact them to see how they can send your records to OSU. You can also ask OSU if there is a particular way they want the records to be sent.
Costs for Medical Record Request at OSU
The medical authorization form provided by Ohio State says that per the Ohio Revised Code, you may be subject to fees for copies of your medical records. The maximum fees for requesting medical records in Ohio are $3.07 per page for the first ten pages, 64 cents for pages eleven through fifty, and 26 cents for any pages after that.
Get Your OSU Medical Records
It can be a bit of trouble trying to get a copy of your medical records. It often involves filling out a form and trying to find the proper place to send it. Thankfully, DoNotPay can help you write a letter requesting your medical records. Here is how the process works.
- Look up medical records on DoNotPay’s website.
- Enter the name of the health care provider you’d like to receive medical records from.
- Answer a few questions about your provider and where you’d like to send the records.
DoNotPay Can Help With Many Tasks
At DoNotPay, we can work with quite a few different companies/entities. This allows us to help you with a wide variety of different tasks. Here are some examples.
- Sue a company in small claims court
- Learn how to lower your bills
- Understand confusing healthcare directives
Contact DoNotPay Today!
Your medical records say a lot about you. They contain all your important health information. You might need a copy of your medical records if you are switching to a new doctor or need to prove you received a certain vaccination. It's also a good idea for a family member to have access to your records in case of an emergency.
At Ohio State University, you have several methods of obtaining your medical records. You can request them by mail, using MyChart, or sending a request over fax. If you need assistance asking for a copy of your medical records, DoNotPay is here to help. Contact us today to see how we can help you write a letter to get your medical records released.